Tag Archives: eismont design

Day 45 Project 365…. Bold and fearless poster design by James Victore.

Bold and fearless poster design by James Victore.  So I am taking a class online at Create Live. James Victore has an interesting style of working. I am picking up some new techniques, just understanding the tools that he uses, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Philosophy of an Artist

What would you tell the future generations of artist if you could? (This will be a multipart series).  This is something I ponder almost every week, being a professor as well as a working artist. 1. How can one do … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Graphic Design Book Review – HTML5 24-Hour Trainer

Graphic Design Book Review – HTML5 24-Hour Trainer by Mitchell Eismont Why am I even bothering to learn web design? Well if you are a print designer like me, you realize that a lot of your work has been moving … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic Design Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

10 Christmas gifts for graphic designer 2012

10 Christmas gifts for graphic designer 2012 by Mitchell Eismont  It isn’t really easy to please a graphic designer. Why? Because we look at the design of everything and critique it. Critiquing everything is part of who we are. What … Continue reading

Posted in graphic design, Letterpress, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What would you do for money. Graphic Design Ethics – Milton Glaser

What would you do for money. Graphic Design Ethics – Milton Glaser Written by Mitchell Eismont I have done many things in the graphic design field and in my life that I am not proud of. As of lately I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Graphic Design Student Question Friday: How do I work towards becoming a successful designer as a student?

Graphic Design Student Question Friday: How do I work towards becoming a successful designer as a student? by Mitchell Eismont  I get the question above at least once a year. I always tell me students, there are about 8 graphic … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic Design Student Question Friday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Best Magazines for Graphic Designers, Art Directors and Print Designers, Part 1

10 Best Magazines for Graphic Designers, Art Directors and Print Designers, Part 1 by Mitchell Eismont (These aren’t in any order). 1. Print Magazine Print magazine is one of the oldest graphic design magazines on the market. It was founded in … Continue reading

Posted in graphic design, Graphic Design Book Reviews, Graphic Design Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

History of Graphic Design Part 4 – Egyptian Hieroglyphs

History of Graphic Design Part 4 – Egyptian Hieroglyphs by Mitchell Eismont  Egyptian hieroglyph means greek for “sacred carvings.” These where traditionally carved by temple priests. Most early writing and carving will be done for religious purposes. The meaning of … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic Design Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pinterest for Graphic Designers and Visual Artists.

Pinterest for Graphic Designers and Visual Artists. by Mitchell Eismont While I was a student at Marywood University’s MFA program, “Get your master with the masters” we toured several studios each semester.  One of these studios I toured was Sony BMG. … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic Design Free Software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment